‘To All the Boys’ Star Noah Centineo Says Goodbye to Playing Peter Kavinsky
Young actor Noah Centineo is saying goodbye to his most notable role to date. Though he has plenty of exciting projects in the work, this was the one that made him a household name. Here’s what Centineo has to say as he finishes playing Peter Kavinsky in the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before franchise.
Centineo was one of the breakout stars of To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
To All the Boys is about Lara Jean Covey, a high school student who writes letters to her crushes, but doesn’t send them. One day, her younger sister pushes her out of her shell by sending the letters. Centineo’s Peter Kavinsky is among the recipients, and he and Lara Jean conduct a plan to make others jealous by pretending to be dating.
Kavinsky was a relatively unknown actor at the time, most recognized for his role in the Freeform drama The Fosters. However, his role in To All the Boys put him on the map, making him a coveted young Hollywood star.
The film just celebrated its anniversary
To All the Boys first came out on Netflix on Aug. 17, 2018. So it celebrated its first anniversary this past weekend. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been a year since fans were hit with TATB fever.
The cast appears to be grateful for all of the attention that the film has received. The movie’s Instagram account shared plenty of behind-the-scenes photos in celebration, while the stars posted their own tributes to the beloved movie.
They recently announced that there will be two sequels
Given how positively it was received, it wasn’t surprising to many to learn that the film would be getting a sequel. To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You was announced just months after the original’s release and will continue the story as detailed in the book series upon which it was based.
But there’s even more news on that front. Just days before the anniversary, Netflix announced that not only does P.S. I Still Love You have a release date (Feb. 12, 2020), but a third film, TATB: Always and Forever, Lara Jean, was being made, also with a 2020 release date.
Centineo’s message to fans as he wraps production
It would appear as though Centineo and the rest of the cast have known about this exciting information for quite a while. In fact, given the timeline, it looks as though the two sequels were essentially filmed back to back. As exciting as that is for fans, who will get two new movies in 2020, it means that filming is coming to an end.
Centineo marked the film’s anniversary with his own announcement: He has officially finished filming his scenes for both sequels. On Twitter, the actor wrote that he is “forever grateful for the opportunity.” Centineo also thanked co-star Lana Condor and director Michael Fimognari, among others.
What’s next for Centineo?
Centineo has been very busy over the past couple of years. In addition to TATB, he has appeared in numerous other Netflix romantic comedies, including Sierra Burgess Is a Loser and The Perfect Date.
You can next catch Centineo on the big screen in the upcoming Charlie’s Angels revival, due out in Nov. 2019. And for his next big role, the actor is gearing up to play He-Man in a Master of the Universe film, headed to theaters in 2021, most likely.